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Seagate phasing out 7200rpm mobile hard drives

Company is going hybrid for laptop hard drives. Gone are the days of the pure magnetic hard disk drive with high rpm.

By Mar. 4, 2013


Fujitsu, Dell 'Ivy Bridge' ultrabooks point to hybrid HDDs

Hybrid storage systems will become common on Ivy Bridge-based ultrabooks.

By Jun. 3, 2012


Acer Aspire E1-472G-6844

Acer's variation on the budget E1-472G Aspire laptop has good guts but an underwhelming exterior and design, and also lacks a touch screen. Nvidia graphics add a boost.

By Mar. 28, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 28, 2014

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Toshiba Qosmio X875

We have yet to see a truly great gaming laptop built from the ground up with Windows 8 in mind, but the 17-inch Toshiba Qosmio X875 can be configured into a powerful, reasonably priced mainstream gaming machine.

By Apr. 2, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Apr. 2, 2013

Toshiba bumps fast 2.5-inch drives to 200GB

Toshiba's 7200RPM, 2.5-inch drives now can top out at 200GB, and a 5400RPM model grows to 320GB.

By Aug. 21, 2007


Samsung 2.8-pound 'Sandy Bridge' laptop hits $619

Samsung's Series 3 laptop hints at Ultrabooks to come. It's small, light, and under $700. Those are three metrics the Ultrabook is aiming for in 2012.

By Aug. 8, 2011


Acer Aspire E1-572-6870

As budget-friendly laptops go, the Acer Aspire E1-572-6870 is a good value with sufficient power for basic tasks, and it doesn't look bad, either.

By Oct. 10, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Oct. 10, 2013

Well-equipped 15-inch HP laptop drops to $349

Chips from Advanced Micro Devices are powering inexpensive but robust laptops from vendors like Hewlett-Packard and Acer.

By Jun. 17, 2011


Whoa. I should have upgraded to an SSD last year

A solid-state drive nearly quintupled storage performance and breathed new life into Stephen Shankland's laptop. The storage capacity is small, but it's an upgrade you should consider, too.

By Jan. 24, 2013


Toshiba's smallest, fastest hard drive is now bigger

Toshiba announces 1.8-inch hard drive with 160GB capacity and 5400rpm

By Jun. 11, 2008